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  3. page Everest Today edited ... Erik Weihenmeyer Everest's First Blind Ascent On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmeyer became the …
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    Erik Weihenmeyer
    Everest's First Blind Ascent
    On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmeyer became the first blind man to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. Before his ascent, Weihenmeyer was a skilled marathon runner, triathlete, climber, and skier. His climb became a moment of recognition for blind climbers and adventurers whose talents were beforehand unknown.
    {http://www.martial-arts.ca/images/Photos/Eric_Weihenmayer.jpg} Erik Weihenmeyer

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  4. page Everest Today edited ... Bear Grylls's story remains one of the most remarkable adventures in Mt. Everest's history. Wh…
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    Bear Grylls's story remains one of the most remarkable adventures in Mt. Everest's history. When he was 21, Bear Grylls nearly died in a parachuting accident over Nigeria while in the British Special Forces. After compressing four vertebrae on impact after his 16,000 foot fall from a helicopter, Bear recovered 18 months later to tackle the world's highest mountain. What's more remarkable? At the time of his ascent, he became the youngest Briton to ever conquer Everest. Although this record has since been broken, Bear Grylls's incredible circumstances make his climb one of the most noteworthy in the modern climbing era.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/80/Bear_Grylls_2.jpg/220px-Bear_Grylls_2.jpg} Bear Grylls
    Katsusuke Yanagisawa
    Everest's Oldest Climber

    When Yanagisawa scaled Mt. Everest in 2007, he became the oldest person to ever accomplish that feat. "I feel at ease. I was able to break the record thanks to friends who supported me," Yanagisawa said after he descended from Everest. He achieved the summit at age 71 years 61 days.
    {http://diabetesdietdialogue.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/oldest-everest-climber-katsusuke-yanagisawa-2.jpg} Katsusuke Yanagisawa
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    in 2004 Pemba Dorjie (a Nepalese Sherpa) set the record for the fastest ever successful ascent and descent of Everest, making it there and back over the southeast ridge in eight hours and ten minutes.
    {http://www.foei.org/en/what-we-do/un-climate-talks/global/archive/2009/capsule-images/090810PembaFINAL1.jpg} Pemba Dorjie
    Erik Weihenmeyer
    Everest's First Blind Ascent

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Tuesday, January 18

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    from Everest. He achieved the summit at age 71 years 61 days.
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  2. page Climbing Everest edited ... {peepee.png} Health Risks Altitude SicknessThe Sickness The air's depletion Frostbite …
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    Health Risks
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    The extremely frigid, bone-chilling air quickly freezes any exposed flesh. For this reason, climbers cover every part of their body using the equipment mentioned above. Frostbitten flesh needs to be amputated after the expedition, as the flesh cannot be resuscitated. One member of Krakauer's team was particularly affected by severe frostbite.
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  3. page Everest Today edited Mount Everest Statistics Did you know that... Mt. Everest continues to grow Mt. Everest = about…
    Mount Everest Statistics
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    Mt. Everest continues to grow
    Mt. Everest = about 20 Empire State Buildings
    Over 120 corpses remain on Mt. Everest?

    Elevation of 29,028 feet (8,848 meters)
    179 people have died climbing Mt. Everest since 1953
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    in 2004 Pemba Dorjie (a Nepalese Sherpa) set the record for the fastest ever successful ascent and descent of Everest, making it there and back over the southeast ridge in eight hours and ten minutes.
    {http://www.foei.org/en/what-we-do/un-climate-talks/global/archive/2009/capsule-images/090810PembaFINAL1.jpg} Pemba Dorjie
    Did you know that...
    ...Mt. Everest continues to grow?
    ...Mt. Everest = about 20 Empire State Buildings?
    ...over 120 corpses remain on Mt. Everest?

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  4. page Everest Today edited ... ...Mt. Everest = about 20 Empire State Buildings? ...over 120 corpses remain on Mt. Everest? …
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    ...Mt. Everest = about 20 Empire State Buildings?
    ...over 120 corpses remain on Mt. Everest?
    "But now that I was finally here, standing on the summit of Mount Everest , I just couldn't summon the energy to care. "
    -Jon Krakauer

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